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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Indianapolis, IN, United States - CHI to IND

Popular flights from Chicago to Indianapolis

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 24, 2016 May 28, 2016 $97
May 29, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $97
May 29, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 $97
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 $97
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 $96
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 $96

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chicago to Indianapolis (CHI to IND)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Indianapolis, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $103.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chicago to Indianapolis (CHI to IND)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Chicago to Indianapolis based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Chicago to Indianapolis

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Chicago to Indianapolis should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $256 $452
7-14 days $102 $365
14-21 days $97 $335
21-30 days $96 $289
30-60 days $96 $289
60-90 days $123 $285
90+ days $96 $300

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Indianapolis

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Chicago to Indianapolis.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$102 $97 $110 $102 $115 $96 $97

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chicago to Indianapolis

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Chicago to Indianapolis.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Chicago Indianapolis American 5/24/16 5/28/16 0 $97
June Chicago Indianapolis United 6/4/16 6/11/16 0 $96
July Chicago Indianapolis United 7/4/16 7/12/16 0 $123
August Chicago Indianapolis United 8/31/16 9/7/16 0 $97
September Chicago Indianapolis United 9/10/16 9/17/16 0 $96
October Chicago Indianapolis United 10/1/16 10/8/16 0 $97
November Chicago Indianapolis United 11/9/16 11/13/16 0 $137
December Chicago Indianapolis United 12/18/16 12/30/16 0 $177

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Chicago to Indianapolis

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Chicago to Indianapolis.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$217
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$217 $242
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$242 $312
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$312 $102
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$102 $110
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$110

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Chicago to Indianapolis (CHI to IND)

Your Chicago to Indianapolis flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chicago to Indianapolis is $283.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Indianapolis is $106.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chicago to Indianapolis.

Nonstop Flight Details from Chicago to Indianapolis
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 11 11 12 11 11 7 11 06:55 21:59
United 10 8 7 8 9 8 7 07:34 21:17

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Chicago to Indianapolis (CHI to IND)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chicago to Indianapolis. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chicago to Indianapolis is $49.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Indianapolis is $106.

Chicago to Indianapolis Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Indianapolis?
Answer: The average Chicago to Indianapolis flight time is an hour.
Question: How many miles are there between Chicago and Indianapolis?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Indianapolis is 176 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Indianapolis?
Answer: There are 114 direct flights from Chicago to Indianapolis.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to Indianapolis?
Answer: American Airlines provides 52% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Indianapolis.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Indianapolis?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Indianapolis (CHI to IND)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Chicago to Indianapolis with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Chicago to Indianapolis.

Chicago to Indianapolis
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
Delta CVG / DTW X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest ATL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Chicago and Indianapolis, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $109
Chicago to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $71
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $137
Chicago to Detroit American, United $175
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $107
Chicago to Washington American, Alaska, Frontier, United $88
Chicago to Cincinnati American, Public Charters, United $347
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $167
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $87
Chicago to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Frontier, Spirit, United $48
Chicago to Nashville American, Frontier, United $87
Chicago to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $81
Chicago to Miami American, Alaska, Frontier, United $108

Cheap International Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to Toronto Air Choice One, American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Public Charters, Porter, United, WestJet, Great Lakes $227
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Indianapolis, IN, United States, from $96 Round trip from CHI to IND